Period
to 29 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 553 708 843
Rank change year-on-year +155 +135 +40
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 135 377 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 121 235 249
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £28,008
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,206 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.41% - +11.11%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18,957 53,596 65,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.11% 38.91% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,268 40,581 49,852
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +174 111 £57,500 -4.17% 41
UK excluding London +152 94 £55,206 +10.41% 26
South West +83 34 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Work from Home +22 27 £52,500 -25.00% 18
London +192 26 £70,000 -3.45% 19
Scotland +76 15 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Midlands +127 12 £54,750 +28.82% 1
North of England +149 11 £50,000 - 5
North West +129 10 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +81 8 - -
Northern Ireland -1 8 £50,000 -
South East +185 7 £52,500 +16.67% 4
East of England +109 7 £37,500 -34.78% 6
West Midlands +110 4 £54,750 +15.26% 1
Yorkshire +112 1 £80,000 +45.45% 2

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 135 (100.00%) Internet
2 61 (45.19%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (40.74%) Big Data
5 48 (35.56%) Security Cleared
6 37 (27.41%) Degree
6 37 (27.41%) Python
7 36 (26.67%) C
7 36 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 36 (26.67%) Azure
8 35 (25.93%) IT Strategy
9 33 (24.44%) Service Design
9 33 (24.44%) DevOps
10 28 (20.74%) Analytics
11 24 (17.78%) Project Management
11 24 (17.78%) Electronics
11 24 (17.78%) Finance
11 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (17.04%) ITIL
12 23 (17.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 23 (17.04%) Marketing
13 22 (16.30%) TOGAF
13 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (15.56%) SAP
14 21 (15.56%) Local Government
15 20 (14.81%) Scrum
16 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
16 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.07%) Zachman Framework
16 19 (14.07%) AWS

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) Apache
1 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Resin
4 1 (0.74%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.67%) Azure
2 19 (14.07%) AWS
3 7 (5.19%) SaaS
4 6 (4.44%) AWS IoT
4 6 (4.44%) GCP
4 6 (4.44%) PaaS
5 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.22%) Office 365
6 3 (2.22%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.74%) Firebase
8 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 135 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (5.93%) VPN
2 8 (5.93%) Wireless
3 7 (5.19%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.19%) Network Security
4 6 (4.44%) DNS
4 6 (4.44%) Firewall
4 6 (4.44%) LAN
4 6 (4.44%) WAN
5 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.96%) 2G
6 4 (2.96%) 4G
6 4 (2.96%) ADSL
6 4 (2.96%) DHCP
6 4 (2.96%) MQTT
6 4 (2.96%) NAS
6 4 (2.96%) SSL
6 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.74%) Big Data
2 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.44%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.22%) Power BI
6 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.48%) Redis
6 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.70%) JIRA
3 4 (2.96%) GitLab
4 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (17.78%) Electronics
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Marketing
3 21 (15.56%) Local Government
4 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
4 19 (14.07%) Public Sector
5 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (6.67%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.44%) Retail
8 5 (3.70%) Police
9 3 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Architect
2 24 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (15.56%) Developer
4 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Consultant
6 9 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Cloud Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Cryptography Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Junior
8 6 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Junior Security Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 9 (6.67%) Node.js
3 8 (5.93%) React
4 6 (4.44%) CSS
4 6 (4.44%) HTML
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 5 (3.70%) .NET
5 5 (3.70%) PySpark
6 4 (2.96%) CSS3
6 4 (2.96%) Django
6 4 (2.96%) HTML5
7 3 (2.22%) jQuery
7 3 (2.22%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.48%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.48%) Laravel
8 2 (1.48%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (1.48%) REST
8 2 (1.48%) SOAP
8 2 (1.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.67%) User Experience
6 8 (5.93%) Smart City
7 7 (5.19%) Cybercrime
7 7 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.96%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.48%) CCTV
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.48%) Home Automation
10 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Linux
2 10 (7.41%) Android
3 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.70%) Unix
5 2 (1.48%) VMS
5 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 35 (25.93%) IT Strategy
5 33 (24.44%) DevOps
5 33 (24.44%) Service Design
6 28 (20.74%) Analytics
7 24 (17.78%) Project Management
7 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (17.04%) ITIL
8 23 (17.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (16.30%) TOGAF
10 20 (14.81%) Scrum
11 19 (14.07%) IT4IT
11 19 (14.07%) Zachman Framework
12 18 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (13.33%) Machine Learning
12 18 (13.33%) Programme Management
12 18 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) Python
2 36 (26.67%) C
3 16 (11.85%) C++
4 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.89%) C#
5 12 (8.89%) Java
5 12 (8.89%) MATLAB
6 10 (7.41%) SQL
7 7 (5.19%) Go
8 5 (3.70%) PHP
9 4 (2.96%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.22%) ES6
10 3 (2.22%) Perl
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.41%) Degree
3 17 (12.59%) DV Cleared
4 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (5.19%) PhD
6 4 (2.96%) CCNA
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCNP
7 3 (2.22%) CISM
7 3 (2.22%) CISSP
7 3 (2.22%) MBA
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.48%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.41%) Terraform
3 8 (5.93%) Ansible
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) SAP
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) BiZZdesign
3 11 (8.15%) Sparx
4 5 (3.70%) Databricks
4 5 (3.70%) Google
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.96%) EMC
6 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.48%) BT
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco
6 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.48%) Juniper
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle
6 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.48%) Siemens
6 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix